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    Meteor showers predicted for early Tuesday morning

    (CNN) — If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars. The predawn sky may be full of meteors as the Earth passes through a debris stream from Halley’s Comet. This happens every October, NASA says. “We expect to see about 20 meteors per hour when the shower peaks on Tuesday morning, Oct 21st,” Bill Cooke, the head of NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office, said in a NASA press release. “With no moon to spoil the […]

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    Famed fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies

    Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died, friends of the family & industry colleagues say. http://t.co/mkHzpJJeYV pic.twitter.com/gwELKSark7 — CNN (@CNN) October 21, 2014 (CNN) — Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The cause of his death, announced Monday by close family friends and industry colleagues, was not immediately clear. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, but said last year he was […]

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    Judge scolds lawyer for bringing infant to court

    Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. She is a mom of two girls. Read her other columns and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. (CNN) — When I first heard the story about an Atlanta judge who reprimanded an immigration attorney for bringing her 4-week-old to court for a hearing — a hearing the attorney, Stacy Ehrisman-Mickle, told CNN she asked the judge to reschedule because she was […]

  • Gary, Indiana, man held after bodies of seven women found

    Did police find a serial killer? Man held after 7 female bodies found

    (CNN) — An Indiana man told police he “messed up” by killing a woman in Hammond, then came clean, leading them to several more bodies in nearby Gary, Hammond Police Chief John Doughty said Monday. Doughty stopped short of calling Darren Deon Vann a suspected serial killer, but left the possibility open if police are able to connect the convicted sex offender to any of the six women found in Gary over the weekend. “If we directly attach him to […]

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    Mother wants ‘Breaking Bad’ figures removed from Toys R Us

    (CNN) — “Breaking Bad’s” Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn’t dodged the wrath of a Florida mother. Susan Schrivjer, a mother from Fort Myers, launched a petition in early October to have White — and other “Breaking Bad” action figures — removed from Toys R Us. As of Monday morning, the Change.org request has received more than 2,000 signatures. In the petition, Schrivjer — who wrote the […]

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    Apple pay launches today

    CNNMoney – Apple Pay is finally here. The new mobile payments system for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will be up and running this afternoon following the release of a software update for Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. Here’s a quick primer on the technology that could one day (but not today) render physical credit cards obsolete. How does it work? There are two ways to use Apple pay. Apple Pay will let iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners spend […]

  • Woman Rescued from Chimney

    Dating nightmare: Why this woman had to be rescued from a chimney

    Thousand Oaks, CA (KTLA) – A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trapped inside. Deputies responded to a home in the 1900 block of Woodside Drive at 5:45 a.m. after a caller reported that the woman had been stuck in the chimney, about 8 feet from the top, for two hours, said […]

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    Royal announcement: Duke and Duchess announce when second child is due

    CNN – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s second baby is due in April, Britain’s royal family announced Monday. While the public now know when Prince George will have a sibling, the gender of Prince William and Catherine’s second baby remains a secret. “Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2015,” a statement on the website of the Prince of Wales said. As during her first pregnancy, […]

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    Caught on video: Man walks into burning home, rescues stranger and then disappears

    CALIFORNIA – A Fresno man is being hailed a hero after rushing into a burning home to rescue a stranger. This is cell phone video captured by a witness. You’ll hear a woman frantically screaming that her father was still inside the house. That’s when a man rushed into the home and emerged a short time later carrying the elderly man over his shoulder. The unidentified rescuer quickly disappeared after he saved the man. That victim was taken to the hospital to […]

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    4 factors that may contribute to surviving Ebola virus

    (CNN) — There’s no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died? Dr. Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol and Dr. Rick Sacra all contracted the disease while working in Liberia — and all survived. Spanish nurse’s aide Teresa Romero Ramos got the virus while tending to stricken patients. She too lived. But like the patients above, Thomas Eric Duncan and Spanish priest Miguel Pajares also received treatment in the West. Yet, they […]

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    New Starbucks app will have your latte waiting

    CNNMoney – For those of you who just can’t wait to spend $4 for your Venti latte, Starbucks is about to allow customers to pre-order and prepay for their daily coffee hit using a mobile app. The service, aimed at attracting customers who are put off by the lines during the morning rush, will debut in the Portland market later this year and be rolled out to stores nationally in 2015, the company announced Thursday. The announcement comes about a […]